Clemson University

Substituting the Electric Chair for the Lynch Mob: Legalized Murder by the State of South Carolina, and the Posthumous Pardon of Tom Joyner’s Great Uncles

Dr. Paul Finkelman, President of Gratz College and distinguished legal scholar public lectures. Response and relationship to Clemson University by Prof. Rhondda Thomas, English Department.

Thursday, October 31, 2019 at 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Great Hall Honors College

Event Type

Lectures / Seminars / Speakers, Humanities Hub


Centers and Institutes, Edisto Research and Education Center, College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities, English, History, Environmental Studies, Pearce Center for Professional Communication, Philosophy and Religion, College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, Political Science, Sociology and Anthropology, Calhoun Honors College, Inclusion and Equity, Pan African Studies, Women’s Leadership

Target Audience

All Audiences

Contact Name:

Vernon Burton

Contact Phone:

217-649 0608

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Individuals requiring accommodations, please contact Vernon Burton (217) 649 0608, as early as possible prior to the event to help ensure availability


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